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Re: POP to mbox converter?

** Reply to message from Richard Pitt <richard belcarra com> on 30 May 2004
12:53:42 -0700

> Hmmm... not sure if it will work, but you may be able to run them
> through something like formail and then out to either a file or via
> procmail to your mail box as if they had just come in the door.
> something like:
> cat * | formail -s procmail
> you may have to add some header flags to the formail command as I'm not
> familiar with the actual format of the pop files.

I am not sure that should be necessary. The pop files look exactly like what
comes in the door - as you say. If that works then it is more simple than I
> richard
> On Sun, 2004-05-30 at 12:41, Erik P. Olsen wrote:
> > I am in the process of converting from OS/2 to Linux and I have thousands of
> > e-mails saved in separate pop files. Does anybody know of a program that can
> > convert all these pop files into mbox files? Or if I would have to it myself
> > what is the precise structure of those mboxes?

Erik P. Olsen

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